Taxon profile


Small White
Pieris rapae (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths »  family Pieridae - tip butterflies »  genus Pieris - whites

Scientific synonyms

Artogeia rapae L.

Other names

= Cabbage Butterfly
= Cabbage White
= Cabbage White Butterfly
= Imported Cabbageworm
= Small Cabbage White





Taxon in country check-lists*

* List of countries might not be complete


Included taxa

Number of records: 1

subspecies Pieris rapae rapae (Linnaeus, 1758)

Links and literature

CZ EN Laštůvka Z., Liška J.: Checklist of Lepidoptera of the Czech Republic [] [as Pieris rapae (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 28 February 2009
EN OzAnimals - Australian Wildlife [] [as Pieris rapae]
Data retrieved on: 14 April 2013
EN Pest Information Wiki [Pieris_rapae]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Pieris rapae Linnaeus]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [440885]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Pieris rapae (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Australian Faunal Directory [b3b7d121-2f53-4b79-9763-7fd075dc30ee]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Pieris rapae (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 20 February 2014
EN SR Djurić M.: Butterflies of Serbia [] [as Pieris rapae (Linnaeus 1758)]
CZ DE Bělín V. (1999): Motýli České a Slovenské republiky aktivní ve dne, Kabourek, Zlín [as Pieris rapae (Linnaeus, 1758)]
EN Jakšić P., Nahirnić A., Petrović S. (2013): Compendium of Serbian Butterflies with Vernacular Names, Bulletin of the Natural History Museum, 6: 75-88 [as Pieris rapae (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 18 January 2014

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